Dispute Resolution - Page 1

Is this crunch time for residential landlords?

Proposed new legislation is latest in a fast-changing landscape for private rented sector Residential landlords already struggling to keep up with legislation and guidelines, including...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution | 22nd July 2022

What are you entitled to if your flight is delayed...

Holidays abroad are back, but due to staff shortages, airports are struggling, and flights are being routinely cancelled and delayed across the country, including domestic...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

Check the ground rules to avoid boundary disputes  

Warm weather and longer days sees a surge in interest in garden works each year, and where householders improve and replace, boundary disputes are sure...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Renting and repairs: My landlord won’t fix the heating, what...

If you are renting your home, it is your landlord’s responsibility to provide heating and hot water. When the heating or boiler fails through no...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Easements, what are they and what do they mean for...

An easement is a right enjoyed by a landowner over another person’s land which binds successors in title. Usually speaking, most easements are positive, which...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Recovering business tenancy rent arrears and the new legislation

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (“the Act”) came into force on 24 March 2022. The purpose behind the Act is to extend the protection...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 9th March 2022

To pay or not to pay, that is the question…

Sick pay policies have been hitting the headlines with many big-name employers withdrawing company sick pay benefits for staff who remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 and...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 16th February 2022

How to evict a commercial tenant

If you are a landlord of a commercial property, you may find yourself in the circumstances where you need to evict a tenant and take...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution | 8th December 2021

Mandatory arbitration process unveiled for commercial rent arrears

The government has unveiled its long-awaited plans for arbitration to handle pandemic-related commercial rent arrears, with a code of conduct that effectively sets the standard...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Guide to your rights as a student tenant

If you are renting accommodation as a student, you should fully understand your rights - and your obligations. When things go wrong in your flat...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution